Samsung Galaxy S3 launch date leaked as March 22nd

February 7th, 2012

Samsung Galaxy S3Samsung has reportedly began sending out invites for a launch event in France on March 22, where it’s likely to unveil the Galaxy S3.

Of course, Sammy is remaining tight-lipped as to when we can expect at the European launch event, although rumours are already rife that the firm is plotting to unveil the Galaxy S3. However, we’re not overly convinced given that Samsung normally holds its big mobile product announcements in New York City, but we’re certainly hopeful that the rumours are true.

The Samsung Galaxy S3, which has already been confirmed as a no-show for Mobile World Congress, has been subject to rumours since the launch of its best-selling predecessor. If these online whispers are to be believed, the phone will launch with a super-skinny 7mm thick form factor, despite packing a 1.5GHz quad-core processor and a whopping 4.65-inch Super AMOLED HD touchscreen.

As you’d expect, it’ll also arrive running the most up-to-date version of Android: Ice Cream Sandwich, skinned with a yet-unannounced version of TouchWiz UI. There’s talk that this will come with the same stylus-support as the Galaxy Note, enabling you to doodle and note-make on the Nexus-sized screen.

Other mooted specs include; a 12 megapixel rear-facing camera with 1080p HD video, a 2 megapixel HD webcam, 32GB of included memory and 4G LTE connectivity.

We’ve been in touch with Samsung for further info on its France-based launch event, so we’ll bring you more details as soon as we hear back.

Update: Samsung has confirmed, unfortunately, that the Galaxy S3 won’t be launching on March 22. The manufacturer told The Next Web that the March event is in fact “an open-house showcase of the existing product portfolio.”

[Source: Frandroid]